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Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
off tonight. >> reporter: wearing a sports coat and looking calm, lance armstrong revised history, and admitted to oprah that he used performance enhancing drugs. >> i think the entire interview was difficult. i would say he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. >> reporter: it turns out he really was on more than just his bike. he's been accused of running up a doping bill investigators have pegged at more than $1 million. andy andy tauping officials describe a ghoulish list of medical enhancements -- blood transfusions, up to twice in three weeks during the tour, along with epo, testosterone, cortisone and an extract of calves blood called actovegin. ex-teammate floyd landis described in an abc news exclusive, a cloak and dagger strategy that even involved injecting drugs hidden in the team bus on the side of the road. >> and the blood would be taped on the wall or hung up at a certain level above your head so that gravity caused it to run in your veins and then you leave. >> reporter: landis was attacked by armstrong for his admission and he wasn't alone. armstrong
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
be the costliest case against lance armstrong by far. and his biggest headache going forward. this morning, sources say the lying is over. after a decade of denials -- >> i have never doped. >> reporter: -- even lawsuits, and vicious attacks against his detractors -- >> i've never taken performance-enhancing drugs. >> reporter: -- sources tell abc news that lance armstrong now admits he really was on more than just his bike. and this morning, oprah's revealing new details about her interview. >> yes, think the entire interview was difficult. i would say he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. >> reporter: armstrong is in talks to possibly repay some of the millions of dollars the u.s. postal service paid to sponsor his team. money the federal government is already considering suing to get back. betsy and her husband, frankie, were close armstrong friends for years before being attacked by armstrong for refusing to lie. >> i never thought that this day would come. and it's very hard what he's done. but it's not enough. he was aided and abetted. he did not do this on his own. >> reporter
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
everyone was talking about and debating today. oprah winfrey and champion biker lance armstrong. more than three million people watched trying to gauge his confession, his remorse. neal karlinsky studied armstrong's answers and we wondered, did he finally tell the truth? >> reporter: if lance armstrong's goal in talking with oprah was a shot at redemption, he may have just taken a big step backwards. >> i view this situation as one big lie that i repeated a lot of times. >> reporter: but federal investigators say, even now, he's still lying. one of the biggest, armstrong told oprah he stopped doping in 2005. >> you did not do a blood transfusion -- >> absolutely not. >> -- in 2009? you did no doping or blood transfusions in 2010? >> absolutely not. 2009 and 2010, those were the two years i did the tour. absolutely not. >> reporter: yet today investigators tell abc news that armstrong's bloodwork from his 2009 tour de france shows clear blood manipulation consistent with banned transfusions. so why admit to some doping but not all? investigators say it's to keep within the statute of limita
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
livestrong staff members, sources tell abc news lance armstrong took responsibility for the damage his actions have caused the livestrong foundation. the cancer charity he founded and which helped turn him from athlete to global icon. it's not just about the drugs, but the defiance, his categorical insistence that he never cheated, now coming back to haunt him. >> i have never doped. >> reporter: you could see it in his unflinching glare. for more than a decade, on tv, to fans, sponsors and cancer survivors. >> the cynics, and the skeptics, i'm sorry for you. i'm sorry you can't dream big. i'm sorry you don't believe in miracles. >> reporter: even under oath -- >> i can't be any clearer that i've never taken drugs. >> reporter: today, sources say armstrong is attempting to apologize by phone to a select few former friends, including ex-teammate floyd landis, who broke his silence to abc news in 2010 and sparked armstrong's downfall. >> i think that the team had become paranoid that the police or somebody was watching the hotel rooms. >> reporter: but can a tell-all with oprah repair th
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
. thank you, dan harris. >>> and one more note from another athlete in the news, lance armstrong. speaking out today, 24 hours before his big interview with oprah winfrey, airs. he offered a kind of preview, saying, quote, "i left it all on the table with oprah, and when it airs, the people can decide." he also made a prediction about the road ahead, saying, quote, "i have no idea what the future holds, other than holding my kids." >>> and still ahead on "world news," a new warning about energy drinks. and the new increase in people heading up to the e.r. our experiment shows what caffeine can do to your body and your brain. i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in nu
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
, one more note tonight. the world will hear lance armstrong's confession to oprah winfrey. but even before the details emerge from that interview, another blow for armstrong today. olympic officials stripped him of the bronze medal he won at the olympic games in sydney, australia, in 2000. >>> and still ahead here on "world news," imagine waking up during surgery, feeling everything, but you can't say a word. tonight, hope for thousands of people, a breakthrough idea to keep it from happening to you. if there was a pill to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
? >> thank you, sam. >> welcome back. >> and josh? >>> we begin with lance armstrong. he's speaking up this morning, ahead now of the big interview with oprah winfrey today. once one of the most revered athletes ever is now expected to admit to blood doping and the use of performance-enhancing drugs. abc's neal karlinsky has followed this story from day one. so, neal, what exactly is neal saying? what are we expecting to hear today? >> reporter: we expect a confession. sources close to armstrong say we can expect to see his human side. they say that he'll speak openly, honestly, and directly with oprah, but likely only offer a limited confession. we know for instance, he has a standing offer on the table with the u.s. anti-doping agency that could reduce his lifetime ban to just about eight years or less even now, if he comes clean and names names. so far, he's not taken them up on that offer. >> so, neal, from the perspective of armstrong's camp, lot of questions about, what is to be gained and lost here? >> reporter: the stakes are huge for armstrong. there are at least three civil s
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